The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 416 331 304
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -27
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 642 866 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 2.05% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 542 696 919
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,125 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -91 607 £45,000 - 37
London -60 197 £60,000 - 11
South East -90 72 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Yorkshire +1 68 £45,000 +20.80% 6
East of England -45 65 £45,000 +5.88% 2
City of London +13 63 £62,500 +4.16% 3
South West -35 53 £38,500 -14.44% 6
West Yorkshire +30 51 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West -58 49 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +27 47 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Leeds +22 41 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Manchester -9 41 £40,000 +6.66% 2
West Midlands -34 40 £45,000 +9.75% 4
Hampshire -9 28 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Bristol -25 24 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Scotland +12 19 £40,000 +4.57% 2
Northamptonshire -4 19 £40,000 - 1
Winchester +14 18 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 18 £38,000 -8.43% 1
Northampton +5 18 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -24 18 £45,000 -5.26%
Essex +3 17 £40,000 - 1
Bedford -4 17 £45,000 -21.73%
Hertfordshire -17 17 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -13 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Birmingham -8 15 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Surrey -17 14 £60,000 +33.33%
Kent -27 13 £40,000 -5.88%
Edinburgh +9 12 £40,000 +2.56%
Folkestone - 12 £40,000 -

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 782 (61.43%) .NET
2 769 (60.41%) C#
3 663 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 651 (51.14%) SQL Server
5 534 (41.95%) SQL
6 517 (40.61%) ASP.NET
7 460 (36.14%) JavaScript
8 459 (36.06%) HTML
9 433 (34.01%) CSS
10 394 (30.95%) MVC
11 383 (30.09%) Microsoft
12 340 (26.71%) OO
13 339 (26.63%) Web Services
14 318 (24.98%) XML
14 318 (24.98%) TDD
15 308 (24.19%) Scrum
16 304 (23.88%) Finance
17 298 (23.41%) .NET Framework
18 279 (21.92%) Java
19 269 (21.13%) WCF
19 269 (21.13%) jQuery
20 262 (20.58%) Degree
21 255 (20.03%) SOA
22 232 (18.22%) Windows
23 208 (16.34%) Oracle
23 208 (16.34%) Unit Testing
24 186 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
25 179 (14.06%) Ajax
26 178 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
27 172 (13.51%) T-SQL

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 114 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 84 (6.60%) IIS
3 68 (5.34%) WebSphere
4 65 (5.11%) JBoss
4 65 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
5 52 (4.08%) WebLogic
6 34 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 33 (2.59%) CMS
8 30 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (1.73%) Apache
10 21 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 20 (1.57%) Apache ServiceMix
12 15 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (1.18%) Tuxedo
12 15 (1.18%) AquaLogic
12 15 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 154 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.079%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.31%) Staffware
4 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.16%) MoSes
5 2 (0.16%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.079%) Summit
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.079%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (2.12%) SaaS
4 15 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 83 (6.52%) HTTP
2 38 (2.99%) Internet
3 15 (1.18%) Firewall
4 12 (0.94%) DNS
5 10 (0.79%) LAN
5 10 (0.79%) WAN
6 8 (0.63%) Intranet
7 5 (0.39%) Extranet
7 5 (0.39%) NAS
7 5 (0.39%) SAN
8 4 (0.31%) IPv4
8 4 (0.31%) IPv6
8 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.31%) DHCP
9 3 (0.24%) SMTP
9 3 (0.24%) SSL
9 3 (0.24%) VPN
10 2 (0.16%) Wireless
10 2 (0.16%) Frame Relay
10 2 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (51.14%) SQL Server
2 161 (12.65%) Relational Database
3 145 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (7.70%) RDBMS
5 96 (7.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 81 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (3.77%) Oracle Database
10 34 (2.67%) OLTP
10 34 (2.67%) MongoDB
11 32 (2.51%) MySQL
12 29 (2.28%) NoSQL
13 25 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
14 22 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (1.34%) DB2
16 16 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (1.10%) Informix
Development Applications
1 186 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 162 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 105 (8.25%) JUnit
4 76 (5.97%) Git (software)
5 66 (5.18%) Subversion
6 64 (5.03%) NUnit
6 64 (5.03%) Selenium
7 63 (4.95%) JIRA
8 61 (4.79%) Ant
9 44 (3.46%) Maven
10 41 (3.22%) Eclipse
11 38 (2.99%) SoapUI
12 37 (2.91%) WebDriver
13 36 (2.83%) JMeter
14 35 (2.75%) Moq
15 34 (2.67%) TestNG
16 33 (2.59%) Jenkins
17 32 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
18 28 (2.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
19 25 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 304 (23.88%) Finance
2 130 (10.21%) Banking
3 55 (4.32%) Retail
4 53 (4.16%) Marketing
5 52 (4.08%) Front Office
6 51 (4.01%) Games
7 30 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.57%) Advertising
9 20 (1.57%) French Language
10 18 (1.41%) Legal
11 16 (1.26%) Law
12 14 (1.10%) Publishing
13 10 (0.79%) Back Office
14 5 (0.39%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.079%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 806 (63.32%) Developer
2 274 (21.52%) .NET Developer
3 272 (21.37%) C# Developer
4 214 (16.81%) Senior Developer
5 173 (13.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 135 (10.60%) Architect
7 105 (8.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 103 (8.09%) Software Developer
9 102 (8.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 85 (6.68%) Java Developer
11 80 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
12 73 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
13 72 (5.66%) Analyst
14 70 (5.50%) Senior C# Developer
14 70 (5.50%) Team Leader
15 58 (4.56%) Web Developer
16 49 (3.85%) Consultant
17 47 (3.69%) BizTalk Developer
18 46 (3.61%) DBA
19 42 (3.30%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (61.43%) .NET
2 517 (40.61%) ASP.NET
3 459 (36.06%) HTML
4 433 (34.01%) CSS
5 339 (26.63%) Web Services
6 318 (24.98%) XML
7 298 (23.41%) .NET Framework
8 269 (21.13%) WCF
8 269 (21.13%) jQuery
9 179 (14.06%) Ajax
10 178 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 162 (12.73%) HTML5
12 153 (12.02%) WPF
13 135 (10.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 128 (10.05%) JSON
15 108 (8.48%) Spring
15 108 (8.48%) SOAP
16 96 (7.54%) J2EE
16 96 (7.54%) Silverlight
17 88 (6.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 135 (10.60%) Client/Server
2 122 (9.58%) Computer Science
3 94 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
4 85 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (5.11%) Mobile App
6 48 (3.77%) User Experience
6 48 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
7 41 (3.22%) Open Source
8 36 (2.83%) Mathematics
8 36 (2.83%) Blackberry
9 26 (2.04%) Derivative
9 26 (2.04%) iPhone
10 23 (1.81%) SWIFT
11 19 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.34%) Equities
12 17 (1.34%) Online Games
13 13 (1.02%) iPad
14 12 (0.94%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 232 (18.22%) Windows
2 89 (6.99%) Linux
3 83 (6.52%) Android
4 65 (5.11%) Apple iOS
5 62 (4.87%) UNIX
6 33 (2.59%) Windows 8
7 28 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (1.10%) Solaris
11 11 (0.86%) AIX
12 8 (0.63%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.47%) MVS
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.079%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (30.95%) MVC
3 340 (26.71%) OO
4 318 (24.98%) TDD
5 308 (24.19%) Scrum
6 255 (20.03%) SOA
7 208 (16.34%) Unit Testing
8 164 (12.88%) E-Commerce
9 160 (12.57%) Mentoring
10 131 (10.29%) Software Engineering
11 125 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
12 117 (9.19%) OOD
13 100 (7.86%) UML
14 98 (7.70%) OOP
15 88 (6.91%) Multithreading
16 75 (5.89%) Web Development
17 55 (4.32%) Test Automation
17 55 (4.32%) iOS Development
18 52 (4.08%) Content Management
19 51 (4.01%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 769 (60.41%) C#
2 534 (41.95%) SQL
3 460 (36.14%) JavaScript
4 279 (21.92%) Java
5 172 (13.51%) T-SQL
6 76 (5.97%) VB.NET
7 70 (5.50%) VB
8 43 (3.38%) C++
8 43 (3.38%) Objective-C
9 34 (2.67%) VBA
10 33 (2.59%) ActionScript
11 32 (2.51%) PL/SQL
11 32 (2.51%) VB6
12 28 (2.20%) ActionScript 3.0
13 22 (1.73%) PHP
14 21 (1.65%) Delphi
14 21 (1.65%) XPath
14 21 (1.65%) XAML
15 16 (1.26%) COBOL
16 10 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 262 (20.58%) Degree
2 36 (2.83%) SC Cleared
2 36 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.18%) ISEB
5 11 (0.86%) MCTS
6 8 (0.63%) MCP
7 6 (0.47%) MCSD
7 6 (0.47%) MCPD
7 6 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.39%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.31%) MCSE
9 4 (0.31%) PhD
9 4 (0.31%) CCNA
9 4 (0.31%) Brainbench
10 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.079%) MCAD
11 1 (0.079%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.13%) QA
2 11 (0.86%) WAI
3 10 (0.79%) SLA
4 7 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.39%) EMIR
5 5 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.24%) WCAG
8 2 (0.16%) HL7
9 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.079%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.63%) XenApp
3 8 (0.63%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.16%) NFS
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 47 (3.69%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (1.57%) MOM
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.16%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.079%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.079%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 383 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 208 (16.34%) Oracle
3 64 (5.03%) HP
4 59 (4.63%) IBM
5 43 (3.38%) Sybase
6 40 (3.14%) VMware
7 36 (2.83%) Sencha
8 28 (2.20%) Appcelerator
9 27 (2.12%) Google
10 24 (1.89%) BEA
11 19 (1.49%) Informatica
11 19 (1.49%) Sun
12 17 (1.34%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.18%) Micro Focus
14 13 (1.02%) Citrix
15 12 (0.94%) NetApp
15 12 (0.94%) Cisco
16 11 (0.86%) AccuRev
17 10 (0.79%) 3PAR
17 10 (0.79%) Perforce
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Phone, Insurance
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Flexi - Time & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum, Benefits Christmas and project completion bonus sche
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Opportunity
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rolls Royce
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago